Edward Collyer

Edward Collyer is an Hourly Paid Lecturer in the School of Teacher Development. He is a member of the Telling it Like it Is Group and the LiLi Research Knowledge Exchange Unit. He is also studying for his PhD part-time where he is exploring how the professional identity of trainee English teachers changes throughout the initial training year in relation to the core aspects of the secondary English curriculum.

  • Collyer, E. (2020). ‘You can change the seats around, but I still won’t give a shit’: The impact of grouped seating on underachieving boys in small group intervention sessions for English.’ Changing English. https://doi.org/10.1080/135868...
  • Collyer, E., Norton, G., Lawrence, C., Reeve, S., Siddiquee, R., Meachem, A., Hardwick Shaw, D., Enright, L., Hutton, F., Gillespie, J., & Harrison, K. (2020). Responding to pupil-led tangential thinking: A case study of teaching Romantic poetry in a Post-16 Setting. English in Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/042504...
  • Lawrence, C., ‘Celia’, Collyer, E., & Poulson, M. (2020). ‘Howling at the scrabble-board’: Exploring classroom literature from an autistic viewpoint.’ English in Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/042504...
  • Collyer, E., Lawrence, C., Jacobs, L., Mitchell, R., & Fox Goddard, P. (2019). ‘Harder than other lessons but good’: The effect of colleague collaboration on secondary English pupil engagement. English in Education, 54(4), 334-345. https://doi.org/10.1080/042504...

  • Collyer, E. (2020, January 31). Sarah Crossan’s Moonrise: The fantasy of death [Conference poster presentation]. The Academic and Creative Responses to Death and Dying Conference, Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK.
  • Jacobs, L., Collyer, E., Lawrence, C., & Glazzard, J. (2019). The Lived Experiences of Secondary School Trainee Teachers with Dyslexia [Conference poster presentation] National Association for the Teaching of English Conference, Bristol, UK.

  • Collyer, E., & Jacobs, L. (2020). The experiences of dyslexic trainee English teachers, Teaching English Magazine (Autumn 2020).
  • Collyer, E. (2020). How My A-Level English Literature Class Captured William Blake’s Rebelliousness in their Reading of Songs of Innocence and Experience. VALA: The Journal of the Blake Society, 1.